Definition of unpunished:
get off/be let off lightly, unrebuked, beat the rap, save your/someone's hide, unadmonished, get away with murder, unreproved, get away/get off scot-free, undisciplined, unchastened, uncorrected, get away with.
- "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
- "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
When the inquiry was held the officer expressed his astonishment at the fact that Samson hit two men who had nothing to do with the insult he had received, while the real culprit had been allowed to go unpunished.- "Revenge!", by Robert Barr.